In this section
While there remains
uncertainty around the future with respect to face to face program delivery, we
encourage you to discuss provisional bookings for 2021 by contacting the PIPER
In the interim our
new Online Neonatal Resuscitation Program has been
accessed by more than 500 registrants. This is an adaptation of our neoResus
Program that provides comprehensive coverage of the cognitive elements of
Registrations for this
program can be either by individual booking or bulk purchase by an
organisation. Bulk purchase enquiries should be directed to PIPER Neonatal Education.
The program comprises:
While this program does not include advanced skills it is
suitable for medical and nursing/midwifery staff and paramedics. We encourage host health services to
prioritise securing a range of disciplines in its participant profile.
For all enquiries
about further face to face programs please contact us PIPER
We appreciate your
patience during this challenging time.
Please visit our
Contact Us page for full contact details.
Our office hours:
Monday - Friday: 8am to 4.30pm
An after hours answering service is available.
We welcome your comments, suggestions, questions and ideas with regard to both our website and the services offered by PIPER Neonatal Education.
The PIPER Neonatal Education service is based at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria.
We provide leadership in and continuing education for all healthcare professionals involved in perinatal care.
We provide education programs that are:
Advances in perinatal care, particularly over the past thirty years, have improved the outcome for 'at risk' mothers and their newborn infants, as evidenced by a continual reduction in perinatal mortality and morbidity.
Continued improvement in perinatal outcomes is dependent upon all health professionals providing the best possible standard of care within their local environment.
All healthcare professionals involved in perinatal care have a responsibility to continually update their knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development activities.
Neonatal Resuscitation Training Programs: NeoResus
The next neonatal clinical meeting: provisional date Friday, 31st July, 2020.
An update on
neonatology for non-tertiary healthcare professionals.
both Tertiary and Non-Tertiary medical and nursing/midwifery staff.
Further information to follow.
Telephone: 1300 662 434
The program is hosted by staff in Victoria's four neonatal intensive care units. It consists of 18 contact hours over four half days. Neonatal Nurses, Neonatologists and Neonatal Fellows facilitate the sessions. Discussion, demonstration, workshops, nursery visits, case presentations and didactic teaching/learning formats are utilized throughout the program.
Midwives/nurses working in Level 2 to Level 5 hospitals throughout Victoria are eligible. Since numbers are restricted to 18 for each program, one applicant per hospital may be enrolled unless positions remain unfilled.
This program has been cancelled.
Program – May 2020
Cost per applicant is $520.00 (GST inclusive).
Program information and application forms are sent to midwifery Nurse Unit Managers of Level 2 to Level 5 hospitals in February each year.
Expressions of interest can be made to Mina Soukkane who will notify you when application forms are being distributed.
Telephone: 1300 662 434 - 9345 5430 (office)